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Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) Slim 500GB 2016 vs. Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5) Digital Edition 2020 825GB

Ethernet connection
Yes
Yes
Speed
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
10/100/1000 (Gigabit) Mbit/s
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Backward compatibility (older games)
No
Yes
HDR
Yes
Yes
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0 ​
0 ​
Composite output
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0a
2.1
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
S-video output
0 ​
0 ​
SCART out
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
USB (total)
2 ​
4 ​
USB 2.0
0 ​
1 ​
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
2 ​
0 ​
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital EX, DTS ES, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 96/24
Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Exclusive edition (Collector/Limited)
No
No
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
288 mm
260 mm
Height
39 mm
390 mm
Width
265 mm
92 mm
Product weight
2.1 kg
3.9 kg
Built-in internet services
Facebook, YouTube, Skype, Browser, Netflix, Viaplay, Twitch
Features
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1), Support for remote control, 3D support
Support for remote control, Built-in SSD
GPU Performance
1.843 TFLOPs
10.28 TFLOPs
Main processor
1.6 GHz
3.5 GHz
Number of outlets for hand controls
2 ​
Supplied games
Supports wireless controllers (max)
4 ​
4 ​
Type of media
Blu-ray
None
Video formats supported
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1080i
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1080i, 2160p (4K Ultra HD), 4320p (8K)
RAM
8GB
16GB
Release year
2016
2020
Built-in storage capacity
500GB
825GB